March 22, 2016

     I have begun writing the fourth book in my ongoing Sanyel series, provisionally titled Bones of the Gods.  I will post updates on my progress both here and on my Goodreads blog.  To set the scene, nearly one year has passed since Sanyel's latest adv...

August 13, 2015

I have completed writing the third book, Circles and Stones, in my ongoing Sanyel series, and have begun the editing process.  I would like to offer readers a final excerpt, which is still subject to further editing.  Here is the setup to the scene:


Teen shaman Sa...

April 9, 2014


I am nine chapters into writing Circles and Stones, the third novel in my Sanyel series. My writing has slowed due to working on another project and to other circumstances that have commanded my time. However, I am making daily progress and would like to offer a small...

January 30, 2014


For anyone interested in my progress on the third book in my Sanyel series, I am currently six chapters into writing the first draft. I am diligently working, organizing the details of the plot as I go. I know where I’m heading; it just takes a while to get there. In...

October 15, 2013


Sometimes, you simply don’t know what to write about in your blog, and wind up writing about subjects that interest no one. I am confident that this is one of those times, and that the title gives good advice. This post is a self-promotional one, which I am normally l...

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The above slideshow contains cartoons I drew on a computer in the nineties.  The ones shown are among a large group I completed during that era, a time when I had delusions of being a cartoonist.  As you can see, I am no great artist, but I thought the cartoons had other merits and deserved viewing.  I might add more in the future.  I hope you enjoy them.  (Click on cartoons to enlarge them). 

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